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Rickety Bridge - Situated on the outskirts of Franschhoek, nestled against the hillside and overlooking the vineyards and magnificent mountains, this historic Cape Dutch manor house has given visitors a welcome rest stop for nearly two centuries.

The views of unsurpassed splendour, lush surroundings and fresh air of the Franschhoek Valley offer a unique and beautiful experience.

Indulge in wine tasting, a unique vineyard lunch experience and luxury accommodation just a stones throw away from SAs Gourmet Capital. A visit to Rickety Bridge Wine Estate will tantalise your taste buds, still your mind and rejuvenate your soul.

Situated on a wine farm, we have wine tasting facilities and a restaurant set in the heart of the vineyard, where the covered deck extends from the winery and into the vines themselves.

Accommodation at Rickety Bridge:
Rooms are luxurious and tastefully decorated and have all the comforts expected of a four star establishment. - DSTV, minbars, air conditions, underfloor heating and heated towel rails.

Rickety Bridge Country House offers guests use of our private pool area and in winter months 2 lounge areas where you can enjoy a glass of sherry in front of the fireplace.

Room features:
En-suite bathrooms
Under floor heating
Air conditioning
Satellite Television
Tea and coffee facility

Facilities and Services:
Conference and wedding friendly
Secure parking
Languages spoken: English and Afrikaans
No children under 12 years

Wine tastings

Be sure to visit our newly renovated Wine Tasting Centre with magnificent views over the Wemmershoek Mountains and the Franschhoek valley with its natural beauty. Our skilled staff will take you through our range of excellent wines to ensure a memorable experience of Rickety Bridge Winery.

Now Rickety Bridge Winery truly is one of the most progressive, modern boutique wineries in South Africa.

Our venue (seating from 40 to 90 people) is fully air-conditioned, has a bar on site, a veranda adjacent to the vineyards where you can have your meal or smoke breaks and a loft lounge and elevated area that can be cordoned off for break-away rooms. There is ample parking on the grounds.

Our facility includes all seating (with or without chair covers), linen, crockery, cutlery, glassware, mints, water, cordials and bar and service staff.

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Wine Tasting
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

A 50% non refundable deposit is required to secure bookings. Only on receipt of a proof of payment will reservations be confirmed.


From the R45 into Franschhoek 1.5km before the main village on the right hand side.

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  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse